I Have Cerebral Palsy. Indian Railways Is Indifferent To My Train Travel

I Have Cerebral Palsy. Indian Railways Is Indifferent To My Train Travel

I am 44 and have cerebral palsy. I vividly remember my trip from Chennai to Delhi by train in the early nineties mainly because...
The Missing Element In Public Health Delivery Is Community

The Missing Element In Public Health Delivery Is Community

In the 1989 classic "Field of Dreams", a voice tells Kevin Costner’s character, "If you build the field, they will come". A corresponding zeitgeist...
India Builds Momentum On Sustainable Development Goals

India Builds Momentum On Sustainable Development Goals

It is heartening to see India making steady progress on the Sustainable Development Goals.  India is one of the member states of the United...
I Am A Childbirth Photographer In India. I Shoot In The Labour Room

I Am A Childbirth Photographer In India. I Shoot In The Labour Room

I am a childbirth photographer who captures the emotions that are involved in the miracle called Birth. Through my experience of working with so...
Tracking Progress: India’s Commitment Towards Global Development Goals

Tracking Progress: India’s Commitment Towards Global Development Goals

On September 25, 2015, 193 world leaders will committed to 17 Global Goals to achieve 3 extraordinary things in the next 15 years. End...
I Lost My Wife To A Rare Disease. This Is How It Changed Me

I Lost My Wife To A Rare Disease. This Is How It Changed Me

My wife Merlyn Joseph was a positive person. She would never sit and grieve when faced with trouble. She knew how to laugh when...
Depression Is Disabling, But Treatable

Depression Is Disabling, But Treatable

As we drive into an apartment complex at Gurgaon, Haryana, a young man is waiting for us.  Arjun Gupta is 19 and looks smart in a navy...
Nurses Are Our Best Bet To Provide Healthcare In Rural India

Nurses Are Our Best Bet To Provide Healthcare In Rural India

Lasiyo is two years old and lives in Khajuri- a remote, sparsely populated and poorly connected tribal hamlet in Rajasthan. Last year in September, his...
A Common Phobia Is Entering Our Households. Pay Attention

A Common Phobia Is Entering Our Households. Pay Attention

Mysophobia is defined as a pathological or an irrational fear of germs and contamination. It is an abnormal fear related to dirt and filth...
Smash Shame! Every Girl Deserves Dignity. Period

Smash Shame! Every Girl Deserves Dignity. Period

It's no secret that as women we’re confronted with sexist stereotypes on a daily basis. Perhaps nowhere is this more evident than in the workplace...

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